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Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics (also spelled orthopaedics) is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital conditions.
New image-guided technology provides perfect alignment in knee arthroplasty

New image-guided technology provides perfect alignment in knee arthroplasty

Three-dimensional fabric "scaffold" to repair cartilage damage

Three-dimensional fabric "scaffold" to repair cartilage damage

Archus Orthopedics wins in patent opposition case

Archus Orthopedics wins in patent opposition case

World's first fully digital neuroscience center at Singapore General Hospital

World's first fully digital neuroscience center at Singapore General Hospital

Despite aging U.S. population, few physicians specialize in treatment for the elderly

Despite aging U.S. population, few physicians specialize in treatment for the elderly

Using anti-inflammatory drugs after hip replacement could do more harm than good

Using anti-inflammatory drugs after hip replacement could do more harm than good

New U.S. patent issued to Archus Orthopedics

New U.S. patent issued to Archus Orthopedics

Nurses suffer from work-related low back pain more often than workers in other professions

Nurses suffer from work-related low back pain more often than workers in other professions

Hospitals and physicians organize and market services targeted at specific diseases, organ systems and populations, raising cost and quality concerns

Hospitals and physicians organize and market services targeted at specific diseases, organ systems and populations, raising cost and quality concerns

Ergonomic and physiotherapeutic interventions for treating work-related complaints of the arm, neck or shoulder in adults

Ergonomic and physiotherapeutic interventions for treating work-related complaints of the arm, neck or shoulder in adults

Baby boy in China born with three arms

Baby boy in China born with three arms

Tension headache may actually be temporomandibular muscle and joint disorder

Tension headache may actually be temporomandibular muscle and joint disorder

Alternative to hip replacement

Alternative to hip replacement

Children with bone cancer in their arms or legs survival rate improved

Children with bone cancer in their arms or legs survival rate improved

First gene therapy human trial in the United States for a form of muscular dystrophy under way

First gene therapy human trial in the United States for a form of muscular dystrophy under way

Potent induction of chondrocytic differentiation of human adipose-derived adult stem cells by bone morphogenetic protein 6

Potent induction of chondrocytic differentiation of human adipose-derived adult stem cells by bone morphogenetic protein 6

Adult stem cells can be used to make new tendon or ligament tissue

Adult stem cells can be used to make new tendon or ligament tissue

Quality of care provided for elderly osteoarthritic patients needs improvement

Quality of care provided for elderly osteoarthritic patients needs improvement

Benefits of less-invasive knee replacement surgery

Benefits of less-invasive knee replacement surgery

Simple diagnostic imaging procedure changes treatment for lower back pain

Simple diagnostic imaging procedure changes treatment for lower back pain